INTERN SPOTLIGHT—Tom Jury
Meet Tom Jury, 2020 tax season intern working in the Audit Department. Tom currently attends Central Michigan University and is in his junior year.
Tom decided to pursue accounting after he found his high school accounting class to be one of the only subjects that he found truly interesting. He also is excited about the field as it is always changing and evolving.
Tom is originally from St. Johns, Michigan and enjoys hanging out with his friends and family and will watch any sport that is playing on TV.
Why did you choose Maner Costerisan to intern with?
One of the main reasons I decided to intern here at Maner Costerisan was because everyone I met throughout the recruiting and interviewing process was super nice and helpful, and kept mentioning the team environment here. Once I came in for the in-office interviews it was very evident that there is a team environment here, and that everyone is great to work with.
What has been your favorite thing about working at Maner Costerisan?
My favorite thing so far about working here is just how hands on we as interns are and also learning the different programs and software that we get to use on a day-to-day basis.
What was your first day at Maner Costerisan like?
My first day here was great, everyone was super helpful, and I was just trying to learn and remember as much of the information presented to us as possible.
What are your duties as an intern?
As an intern in Audit, and more specifically non-profits, I get to travel out to the clients and help with performing the audit or review. The main thing I have got to work on so far is looking at the client’s cash.
What has been the most rewarding part of your internship?
The most rewarding part of the internship so far, has been, applying the stuff we learned from training and completing a task correctly.
What advice or tips would you give to a new intern?
The main piece of advice that I would give to a new intern is that if you don’t understand something, make sure you ask. Also make sure you take notes so you can reference back to them when you may need it.